The table below looks at the statistics for MCPD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCPD over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Rank 842 806 766
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -40
Permanent jobs citing MCPD 35 72 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.070% 0.100%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 54 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +11.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,750 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+25.87% -0.69%
MCPD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29078 27689 31132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.77% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23445 22452 26309
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCPD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCPD Jobs Demand Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region.

MCPD Salary Trend in England

MCPD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCPD across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

MCPD Salary Histogram in England

MCPD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCPD within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 9 £55,000 - 2
South West -17 8 £100,000 +207.69% 2
North West -17 6 £32,500 -23.52%
South East -17 5 £45,000 +10.42%
West Midlands -9 4 £42,500 +21.42%
North East -8 3 £32,500 +3.17% 1
MCPD
UK

MCPD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD.

1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (83.58%) Microsoft
3 55 (82.09%) C#
4 51 (76.12%) .NET
5 44 (65.67%) ASP.NET
6 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
7 39 (58.21%) HTML
8 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
9 35 (52.24%) CSS
9 35 (52.24%) MS Excel
9 35 (52.24%) MVC
10 34 (50.75%) SQL
11 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (47.76%) MCSD
13 28 (41.79%) jQuery
14 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
15 26 (38.81%) SharePoint
16 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (32.84%) MCTS
18 20 (29.85%) Windows
18 20 (29.85%) SharePoint 2013
19 19 (28.36%) HTML5
19 19 (28.36%) CSS3
20 17 (25.37%) MCP
20 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (23.88%) Degree
22 15 (22.39%) Finance
22 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
23 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared

MCPD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing MCPD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCPD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (38.81%) SharePoint
2 20 (29.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (20.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (8.96%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.99%) SAS
8 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (52.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Office 365
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) FTP
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Extranet
3 1 (1.49%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) NUnit
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.49%) MSTest
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Marketing
3 5 (7.46%) Advertising
4 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.99%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Applications Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Head of Development
9 3 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Head of Technology
9 3 (4.48%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (76.12%) .NET
2 44 (65.67%) ASP.NET
3 39 (58.21%) HTML
4 35 (52.24%) CSS
5 28 (41.79%) jQuery
6 27 (40.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
7 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (28.36%) CSS3
8 19 (28.36%) HTML5
9 12 (17.91%) WCF
10 11 (16.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (13.43%) Ajax
12 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (8.96%) XSLT
14 5 (7.46%) LINQ
15 4 (5.97%) XHTML
15 4 (5.97%) XML
16 3 (4.48%) Web Services
16 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Blog
1 7 (10.45%) Open Source
1 7 (10.45%) User Experience
2 4 (5.97%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) W3C
4 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) MVC
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) ITIL
5 10 (14.93%) OO
5 10 (14.93%) TDD
5 10 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.43%) PRINCE2
7 8 (11.94%) Project Management
7 8 (11.94%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (10.45%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (10.45%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.45%) Data Management
8 7 (10.45%) CRM
8 7 (10.45%) Graceful Degradation
9 5 (7.46%) Workflow
9 5 (7.46%) Business Development
10 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (82.09%) C#
2 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 34 (50.75%) SQL
4 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.48%) C
7 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (47.76%) MCSD
3 22 (32.84%) MCTS
4 17 (25.37%) MCP
5 16 (23.88%) Degree
6 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
7 13 (19.40%) MCSE
8 11 (16.42%) MCAD
8 11 (16.42%) MCITP
9 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.48%) CCA
10 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Vendors
1 56 (83.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) DevExpress
2 4 (5.97%) Red Gate
3 3 (4.48%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) Dell
3 3 (4.48%) Intel
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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